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Hu-Friedy: new instruments for orthodontics

Rotterdam, 8 July 2014 ľ Aesthetic alternatives to conventional braces are proving to be very popular. With this in mind, leading dental equipment manufacturer Hu-Friedy is unveiling two new ranges of instruments for lingual orthodontics and adjustment of clear aligners at the annual DGKFO conference in Munich. To mark the market launch, Hu-Friedy is offering attractive discounts for these and other orthodontic products.

In lingual orthodontics, brackets are secured to the inside of teeth where they cannot be seen. This method, however, places big demands on both clinician and equipment because the fine adjustments required are complicated and time-consuming. With the Ortho Lingual Collection, Hu-Friedy has now developed a new range of instruments to simplify and speed up this procedure. The product range includes cutters, forceps and ligature instruments. All have been designed for optimal intraoral access, with finer tips and wider angles than usual. Visibility in the oral cavity is much improved as a result. The cutters and forceps were also provided with extra-long handles to improve comfort levels for user and patient.

With the Clear Collection, Hu-Friedy is delivering further innovation in the field of orthodontics and setting new standards in the process: the four different forceps make it easier to customise and optimise clear aligners. They allow pinpoint modifications without applying any heat and facilitate an effective increase or reduction in corrective forces. All instruments can be sterilised and autoclaved.


Hu-Friedy at DGKFO: A02


The Lingual Collection from Hu-Friedy

About Hu-Friedy
 
Leading dental equipment manufacturer Hu-Friedy develops and produces hand instruments, scalers and hygiene products. The range contains over 10,000 products sold in more than 80 countries worldwide. These high-quality items have a reputation for performance, precision and durability. This global business, based in Chicago, was founded 105 years ago. Other sites are located in Rotterdam, Milan, Shanghai, Tokyo and Tuttlingen in Germany.

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Company contact details:
Hu-Friedy Mfg. Co., LLC.                       
German branch
Kleines Íschle 8
78532 Tuttlingen, Germany
Tel.: 00800 48 37 43 39, toll-free number
Fax: 00800 48 37 43 40
E-mail: info@hufriedy.eu
Web: www.hu-friedy.eu